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    The Pass Defense

    The Pass Defense:

    210 yards per game - (6th best in the NFL)
    6.8 YPA - (11th)
    62.9% Completions - (20th)
    8 TD passes - (12th)
    2 Interceptions - (30th)
    32% First Down rate - (5th)
    12 20+ yard plays (2nd)
    3 40+ yard plays (12th)

    Thoughts?
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    Doing everything right except getting turnovers. But I'll take what they are doing even if it means no turnovers. Even the run D has been wayyyy better than last year. All we need is the D line to keep playing like they have been the last few weeks instead of the first 3-4 weeks and we'll be fine. Very surprising though considering all our CBs except Green have missed time I believe.
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    impressive considering the injuries we've had and the 6th round rookie and career ST players starting. I'm really surprised how high we're ranked in 3rd down % as well, though we'd be way higher

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    I'm impressed with the pass and overall defense this year. If our offense steps up we can still contend for things.

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    Who woulda thought that the Offense and not the Defense would hold the team back.

    Its time for Linehan to go, his play calls (even last year) have been horrendous. They make no in-game adjustments, and are so predictable on offense. When I can predict what we are going to do from my couch, imagine how obvious it is to Defensive Coordinators.

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    our turnovers are not there, but the problem is we needed this out of the defense last year when our offense was going great. Now our offense cant get 10 points on the board.

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    Like everyone said we just have to start forcing some turnovers. You can only hold an offense down for so long without getting an INT or fumble of some sort.



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    We need to stop opposing teams on 3rd down.

    Quote Originally Posted by DreDrum#1 View Post
    This is where nba experts are find SVG's worth and the Pistons seed projection: 11th in the east. Like i said: SVG hasnt done $h!t

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    Quote Originally Posted by FortDetroit View Post
    The Pass Defense:

    210 yards per game - (6th best in the NFL)
    6.8 YPA - (11th)
    62.9% Completions - (20th)
    8 TD passes - (12th)
    2 Interceptions - (30th)
    32% First Down rate - (5th)
    12 20+ yard plays (2nd)
    3 40+ yard plays (12th)

    Thoughts?
    we have had simmer number every year since the 08 season.. people just have a short term memory and only renumber the bad plays.. i post those simmer stats every year they still seem to think CB is the "achilles heal"

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocket View Post
    We need to stop opposing teams on 3rd down.
    if we stop opposing teams on third down and score every time we possess the ball, we might stand a good chance at winning the game!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lionsfanfromsac View Post
    if we stop opposing teams on third down and score every time we possess the ball, we might stand a good chance at winning the game!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lionsfanfromsac View Post
    if we stop opposing teams on third down and score every time we possess the ball, we might stand a good chance at winning the game!
    You know, beyond just the turnovers, punting the ball is a real drive killer
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    The team is giving up 25 points a game…that’s not very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ****ed in DET View Post
    The team is giving up 25 points a game…that’s not very good.
    not the defenses fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ****ed in DET View Post
    The team is giving up 25 points a game…that’s not very good.
    its kinda hard when our special teams has given up 4 touchdowns and given the opposing team great field position.

    Quote Originally Posted by DreDrum#1 View Post
    This is where nba experts are find SVG's worth and the Pistons seed projection: 11th in the east. Like i said: SVG hasnt done $h!t

    http://www.freep.com/videonetwork/3679829820001

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